MICHAEL DI VENUTO

  • Australia pacer Ryan Harris to kick off coaching career April 8, 2014

    Sydney: Australia paceman Ryan Harris, who has played a major role in his country's Test resurgence over the last year, is to turn his hand to bringing through the next generation after being appointed an assistant coach with the 'A' squad. The popular 34-year-old will help head coach Michael Di Venuto...
  • Grooming Australian Test cricketers a challenge: Di Venuto February 1, 2013

    Bellerive, Tasmania: Australia's new batting coach Michael di Venuto is under no pretensions about the nature of the Test lineup after the retirements of Ricky Ponting and Michael Hussey and says he is aware of the difficulties the team could face in India and England this year. Di Venuto, who...
  • Michael Di Venuto named Australia batting coach February 1, 2013

    Melbourne: Former limitedovers international player Michael Di Venuto has been named new batting coach for the Australian team. The national batting coach position was vacated when Justin Langer left to become head coach at Western Australia in November. Cricket Australia said in a statement on Friday that Di Venuto, who played...
  • Di Venuto calls time on county career July 9, 2012

    London: Australia's Michael di Venuto has retired from English county cricket with immediate effect, the Durham batsman said on Monday. The 38yearold lefthander who previously played county cricket for Sussex and Derbyshire, joined northeast side Durham in 2007 and helped the club win the domestic 50over trophy, their first major piece...
  • PNG, Italy turn to foreign talent to help team March 14, 2012

    Dubai: The fledgling cricket team from Papua New Guinea knows they need some unprecedented performances to have any chance of earning a spot at the Twenty20 World Cup. They may have found just the help they need in former England wicketkeeper Geraint Jones, who has been recruited to play at...
  • Di Venuto, Jones change sides for T20 qualifiers February 19, 2012

    Dubai: Former Australian batsman Michael Di Venuto and exEngland wicketkeeper Geraint Jones will play for Italy and Papua New Guinea respectively at next month's World Twenty20 qualifiers. Di Venuto played nine ODIs for Australia in 1997 while Jones took part in 34 Tests, 49 ODIs and two T20Is for England between...